Pure Plates Blog

Unlocking the Secrets of Metabolism

by Allison Tallman on

Metabolism and nutrition are two crucial components of the body’s functions that work in tandem to keep us healthy and alive. Metabolism is the process by which your body converts food and drink into energy, while nutrition refers to the nutrients that the body requires to function properly.

Understanding the relationship between metabolism and nutrition is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle – which is exactly what we’ll dive into today!

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A Nutritional Guide to Managing Your Blood Sugars

by Allison Tallman on

Blood sugar, also known as glucose, is an essential source of energy for our body's cells. However, when the levels of blood sugar in our body become too high, it can lead to several health complications. Hence, managing blood sugar levels is crucial for good health. Nutrition plays a vital role in managing blood sugar levels. Our goal for this blog post is for you to understand how to manage your blood sugar levels with proper nutrition and healthy eating (and how Pure Plates can help make healthy eating EASY!) Read more

Combatting Inflammation with Nutrition: A Guide to Anti-Inflammatory Foods

by Allison Tallman on

Inflammation is a natural response to injury, infection or irritation. It's the body's way of telling you that something isn't right and needs attention. Inflammation occurs when blood vessels become inflamed, allowing white blood cells (and their toxic byproducts!), to enter surrounding tissues. The result is short swelling, pain and redness in the affected area--all signs of short-term inflammation and that that your body is trying to heal itself. Read more

How to know if you’re eating enough protein

by Allison Tallman on

Protein is one of the most important nutrients to reaching your health goals. Eating enough protein helps you to lose weight, build muscle, increase energy, improve sleep, and lots more. Oftentimes though, it’s hard to know if we’re consuming enough protein and in general, how much protein our body actually needs. Read more

What exactly is chlorophyll water, and should I be drinking it?

by Allison Tallman on

If you’re passionate about your health, you’ve probably heard about chlorophyll water at some point. Maybe your first-time hearing about it was biology class in middle school, but now, you’re hearing about it when it comes to health and wellness. Is chlorophyll water legit, or just another fad? Learn now in this recent article. Read more